You only Live Once (1996)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Stephanie Cole

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1996

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Investigates recent findings by geneticists who believe they have found the key to the biological clock, a repeating DNA sequence found at the end of chromosomes which, with slight adjustments, could expand the human life span considerably. The implications of their research for society are considered. Features an 81 year-old Texan oil millionaire and his attempts to prolong his life, and a 22 year-old man suffering from the rare ageing disease, progeria, whose victims seldom live into their teens.

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